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[Asia, Hong Kong] China Flavors chairman Wang Ming-fan sees great potential in China for the sale of non-tobacco cigarettes.

The company has paid HK$3.6 million as deposit for the acquisition of a 100 percent equity stake in the leading e-cigarette group, according to a stock exchange filing on Nov. 11. The deal is expected to be completed in the first quarter of next year, C
EJ Insight (Hong Kong Economic Journal) (hk)
added Nov 23, 2015 17:00

The smoke-free legislation in Hong Kong: its impact on mortality

extending the impact of effective smoke-free legislation to those aged 65 years or older and to cerebrovascular events in younger age groups. They also reinforced the need for comprehensive, enforced and effective smoke-free laws if the full extent of the
Tobacco Control
added Nov 20, 2015 18:01

[Asia, Hong Kong] Adolescent E-Cigarette Use Tied To Breathing Problems

Adolescents who reported using e-cigarettes were about 30 percent more likely to report respiratory symptoms than those who never used e-cigarettes, in a study from China. The increased risk of breathing problems - like a cough or phlegm - varied dependi
Reuters Health
added Nov 12, 2015 14:56

[Asia-pacific] E-Cigarette Awareness, Perceptions and Use among Community-Recruited Smokers in Hong Kong

who intended to quit, awareness of e-cigarettes was high, but most did not perceive e-cigarettes as effective in quitting. Correlates concerning e-cigarette perceptions and use will help to inform prospective studies, public education and policy on contro
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jan 26, 2016 17:41

Philip Morris Asia Limited (Hong Kong) v. The Commonwealth of Australia

Permanent Court of Arbitration (nl)
added Oct 5, 2015 20:59

Philip Morris Asia Limited (Hong Kong) v. The Commonwealth of Australia

The PCA acts as registry in this arbitration, which is conducted under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules of 2010 pursuant to the Agreement between the Government of Hong Kong and the Government of Australia for the Promotion and Protection of Investments.
Permanent Court of Arbitration (nl)
added Oct 5, 2015 20:57

[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] Does smuggling negate the impact of a tobacco tax increase?

The analysis below is based on data obtained between 2009 and 2010, and examines the impact of the first increase in tobacco tax in Hong Kong in 8 years.4
Tobacco Control
added Oct 4, 2015 20:32

[Hong Kong] Research letter: Does smuggling negate the impact of a tobacco tax increase? ($$)

Hong Kong suggests that smuggled cigarettes are eating into some of the taxed cigarette market share, as the industry suggests. However, despite this increase in the illicit market, higher tobacco tax does effectively reduce total tobacco consumption.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 16, 2015 11:03

[Asia, Hong Kong, UK] E-cigarette ban still in the works despite new study

The local health authority is determined to press on with a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes in the city despite a recent British study suggesting their vapours are around 95 per cent less harmful than tobacco, the South China Morning Post has le
South China Morning Post
added Aug 19, 2015 18:26

[Hong Kong] Tobacco giant sues Australia

More than $50 million of taxpayer money is expected to go up in smoke defending cigarette plain packaging in a secretive international tribunal. But costs will pile up if Australia loses on its first defence that Philip Morris indulged in cynical “venue
West Australian (au)
added Jul 27, 2015 15:54
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